Roger Federer: The tennis champion.
On his way to becoming the world’s no. 1 tennis player, a position that he alone has held for an incredible 302 weeks, Roger Federer has greatly defined the history of tennis. This outstanding universal player has held numerous records, which he achieved step by step, always keeping his clear goals in mind. The Swiss-born champion also played football in his youth but chose to pursue tennis at the age of 12 and, just five years later, made his debut as an ATP Tour pro.
With extreme endurance and concentration on the game, professionalism in the face of defeat, and continuous development of his mental and physical fitness, he finally became the world’s top-ranked player. Since then, his sportive talent has delighted tennis fans all over the world, who watch his exciting matches spellbound. Roger Federer is still the only tennis pro in the world to have won three Grand Slam titles respectively in three seasons (2004, 2006 & 2007) and is already considered one of the best players of all time.
This multilingual gentleman and Mercedes-Benz ambassador also regularly demonstrates his athletic eloquence on the court for charity tournaments. With his own initiative, the “Roger Federer Foundation”, he supports charity projects for children – primarily in South Africa, his mother’s native country.